SQL Server Database Administrator 3
University of California Berkeley - Berkeley, CA

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Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: February 2, 2013

This requisition will remain open until filled.

Departmental Overview

IT Database Services provides database administration for mission critical campus-wide
enterprise and department databases. Database administration involves planning and
design, documentation, operational management and protection of campus data. The
DBA ensures consistency and recovery of campus data. Campus resource for database
administration, providing database consulting for core applications and departments.
Recognized campus expert on database administration.

This is a one year contract position with possibility of extension.


• Proactively manages over 60 campus-wide, mission critical and
departmental databases, including the enterprise datawarehouse, Peoplesoft HRMS
and Financial databases. Conducting highly complex database support activities.
• Provide database management consulting on guidelines and best practices
for optimum database performance and security to campus developers.
• Develop, implement, document and test complex high availability and
backup & recovery strategies for all database platforms. Ensure that campus-wide and
departmental databases can be restored at an alternate location in a disaster.
• Develop and maintain complex database level security in all database
environments. Administers security policies to control access to campus-wide and
departmental databases. Ensure proper authorization procedures are followed to protect
campus data.
• Research, evaluate and make complex database design recommendations.
Develop complex database strategies and project proposals through an expert
understanding of technology trends within the industry.
• Proposes and implements highly complex database enhancements that will
improve the performance and reliability of the centralized, mission critical and
departmental databases.

Required Qualifications

• Minimum 3 years total experience as an SQL Server DBA.
• Experience supporting Production with on-call support responsibilities.
• Experience supporting large enterprise with numerous diverse databases.
• Understanding of the Windows operating system for
troubleshooting, security and capacity planning for database services.
• Must be able to communicate technical information in a clear and concise
manner across the organization and at varying levels.
• Has knowledge, skills and abilities associated with complex problem
identification and resolution.
• Requires knowledge of other areas of IT.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience supporting Oracle, MySQL and PostgreSQL a plus.
• Understanding of the Linux operating system a plus.
• Experience supporting SSIS a plus.

Salary & Benefits

Salary is commensurate with experience.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:


How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Criminal Background Check

This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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